Meals and Social Events


NEERS Welcoming Social - Thursday evening

Location: Yorkshire Ballroom, York Harbor Inn 

Time: 5:00 p.m. - TBD

The Welcoming Social will be held immediately following the Symposium. There will be light refreshments served and a cash bar. Join us for a chance to mingle and chat about topics of estuarine and coastal significance with the astute and erudite NEERSians gathered for this special meeting.

The social is included with the cost of the 3-day registration and Thursday 1-day registration. If a guest of an attendee would like to join us for the social without attending the meeting, there is a small additional charge. If the option to register a guest is not included on the registration form, please contact the treasurer directly to register a guest. The menu for this event is TBD.

Thursday dinner is not offered as part of the conference. A list of restaurants in the area will be provided at the registration desk.

NEERS Social - Friday

Location: Yorkshire Ballroom, York Harbor Inn  

Time: 6:00 p.m. - TBD

The Friday Social will be held immediately following the Business Meeting. There will be light refreshments served and a cash bar. Join us for a chance to continue to mingle and chat with fellow NEERSians.

The social is included with the cost of registration, both 3-day registration and 1-day Friday registration. If a guest of an attendee would like to join us for the social without attending the meeting, there is a small additional charge. If the option to register a guest is not included on the registration form, please contact the treasurer directly to register a guest. The menu for this event is TBD.

Friday dinner is not offered as part of the conference. A list of restaurants in the area will be provided at the registration desk.

We are then planning to meet-up at a nearby location. As always we will be on the lookout for the next Stickleback Award winner, so dance late and make sure you're physically (if not mentally) present at the first talk the next morning.

Other Meals

Meeting registration includes mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks, the Thursday and Friday socials, and Friday lunch. No dinners are included with registration.

Breakfasts

Breakfasts are not provided as part of the conference. Check with your hotel for local options.

Breaks

Thursday Morning Break:
Thursday Afternoon Break:
Friday Morning Break:
Friday Afternoon Break:
Saturday Morning Break:

Thursday Lunch

Thursday lunch is NOT included as part of the meeting. Please use this opportunity to check out the local area!

Friday Lunch

Friday lunch is included with registration and will be catered by the York Harbor Inn. Lunch will include: broccoloi-cheddar soup, cloe slaw, cranberry nut salad, and a sandwich bar (BLT panini, Harborside grilled haddock sandwich on a deli roll, chicken salad on whole wheat, shrimp salad roll, or a wrap with hummus, grated carrot, sprouts and ripe tomato.) You will be asked to pre-register for your sandwich choice during registration.

If a guest of an attendee would like to join us for lunch without attending the meeting, there is a small additional charge. If the option to register a guest is not included on the registration form, please contact the treasurer directly to register a guest.

Saturday Lunch

A box lunch will be available for an additional cost (listed on the registration page). This is highly recommended for folks joining a field trip. Sandwich options include: veggie, roast beef, ham, turkey. Chips, fruit and water are included with all lunches.

Thursday and Friday Dinners

Thursday and Friday dinners are not offered as part of the conference, though food will be available at the socials. A list of local restaurants will be available at the registration desk.

Dietary Concerns?

Please contact with any dietary concerns.